Mr. Johnny Louis Cox, 69, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2009 at his home.
He was born on April 18, 1940 in Lewis County, Kentucky, a son of the late Austin and Alice Queen Cox.
Mr. Cox owned and operated Johnny's Barber Shop in Morehead for 47 years. He was a United States Army veteran and a member of the Mt. Pisgah Christian Church. Mr. Cox was a graduate of Ashland Barber School and attended Morehead State University. He enjoyed running, walking, fishing, hunting, playing pool and he was a sports fanatic who enjoyed all sports.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Teddy Cox.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Estep Cox, whom he married on April 26, 1963, three daughters, Valerie Tranbarger and her husband, Jeff of Flemingsburg, Johnna Conley and her husband, Delbert of Paintsville and Jenny Pennington and her husband, Lee of Morehead, two brothers, Jerry Cox and his wife, Kathleen of Cincinnati, Ohio and Tommy Cox and his wife, Wanda of Vanceburg, grandchildren, Brooke Rickey and her husband, Chad, Michael Conley, J. P. Tranbarger and his wife, Stacey, Emily Sloan, Caleb Sloan, Bailee Pennington and Macee Pennington, one great-grandson, Benjamin Rickey and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Monday, October 19, 2009 at the Mt. Pisgah Christian Church with Rev. James DeAtley and Jarrod DeAtley officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Visitation is after 4:00 P.M. Sunday and after 11:00 A.M. Monday at the church.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Crum, Vaughn Fraley, Dale Estep, Randy Bradley, Terrell Bradley, Caleb Sloan, J. P. Tranbarger, Tommy Cox, Jr. and Randy Cox and honorary pallbearers will be Jack Thompson, Gary Pope, Paul Tranbarger, Carl Sizemore, Bo Hamlin, Jay Allen Marcus, Don Ward, Willard Adkins, Joe Fraley, Bill Estep, Jr. Estep and Willie Lee Pennington.
Contributions are suggested to the Gideons International or the Cancer Care Club, P. O. Box 189, Flemingsburg, KY 41041.
Lane-Stucky-Gray Funeral Home is caring for all arrangements.
Directions to Mt. Pisgah Christian Church - From the junction of I-64 and Route 32 (Flemingsburg Road): Go West 4.25 miles on Route 32 (Toward Fleming County); then turn left on Bull Fork Road; go 0.2 mile and the church is on the right.